We expect ourselves to concentrate, be creative and hugely productive. Often unconsciously, we are involved in habits that directly reduce our ability to concentrate. Simon Tyler’s top ten list will bring your attention to some quick boosts to concentration.
When my children ran track in high school, they were taught that successful runners run through the finish line, not just to it. As an observer, I could see the difference and the improved results. As the runner, they could, too. How do you perform at work? Are you running to or through the finish line of your projects? This week’s Tip by Steve Straus takes this comparison to the work setting.
Stuff happens. And when it does, are you prepared to handle it? This week’s Tip provides actions you can take to turn those problems into opportunities.
As a leader, you are on the front line – all of the time. People are watching you to see how you react and respond to situations. One of the key traits of leadership is your ability to bounce back, to be resilient, to keep moving when things get tough. In this week’s Tip, Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch share great ideas on how to develop your resiliency.
When I first start working with a client I hear a lot of “shoulds.” And in fact, I catch myself using the term when I’m in the process of making a decision. This week’s Tip is an invitation to consider where “shoulds” are no longer working for you and what you can do about it.
As a business leader, you can sometimes get impatient with the person across the table from you if they talk too slowly or take too long to get to the point. Your communication habit can have an adverse effect on your business. This week, Loren Ekroth shares how your habits can impact others and how to change those habits.
As a reforming workaholic, I sometimes forget about my well-being. This week’s Tip by Michael Neill introduces the concept of standards and how they can help determine your behavior at work and in life.
This is the second of our two-part series about assumptions. When you assume something, you’re drawing a conclusion without concrete evidence to back it up. In Part One, we explored where assumptions come from and how they limit our success. In today’s post, we’ll take a look at how you can challenge your assumptions and keep them from getting in your way.
This is the first part of a two-part series about assumptions. What’s an assumption? It’s a belief that’s based on incomplete, unexamined, or outdated evidence. Today we’ll take a look at where assumptions come from and how they can limit your success. In part two, we’ll discuss how to challenge your assumptions and stop them from getting in your way.
Ever have one of those days when nothing seems to go right? You take one step forward and two steps back? Even during those times when everything feels out of control, you can choose to be in control of one thing – your attitude. Read this week’s Tip by Chris Widener with thoughts about choosing your attitude.